News - Gambia
Dr. Barry Rock to receive Youth Environmental Science Medal
The Youth Learning as Citizen Environmental Scientists (YLACES) Foundation announced that Dr. Barrett Rock, GLOBE's first Chief Scientist and also GLOBE's first Assistant Director, has been selected as the first recipient of the Youth Environmental Science Medal. This honor is in recognition of his founding of Forest Watch in 1992 and contributions in establishing the measurement system of the GLOBE Program while serving as its first Chief Scientist in 1994 and 1995.
The medal will be presented on 13 March 2015, at the National Science Teachers Association National Meeting in Chicago, Illinois.type: globe-news
News origin: GLOBE Implementation Office